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Fleet Half Marathon 2016 - 35 years of running

Posted: 06/11/2015 at 17:38
It's a lovely race, well organised, lovely route, great local support. I've done it twice and plan to do it next year. And the entry fee is pretty reasonable compared to most of the other local HMs going on around the same time. Even I can afford it

Garmin Kingston Run Challenge

Posted: 28/09/2015 at 21:22
I've done the 8 miler a few times as I'm local and the biggest hill is going up over Hampton Court bridge ????

Trail runs near to South London

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:07
It's mostly trail after Richmond to Kingston then cross Kingston Bridge and it's a bit of tarmac then trail to Hampton court, don't know after that. There's plenty of options for adding a few extra miles eg loops into Richmond park, Bushy park and Home park (behind Hampton court), all trail/grass.
There's also a big crossing at the A3 at Robin Hood gate for pedestrians/bikes/horses which makes it really easy to cross over between Wimbledon common and Richmond Park, I've done the half marathons there (Wim Common) some lovely trails for running on

Trail runs near to South London

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 11:14
Don't know if you could squeeze 40 miles out of it but Wimbledon Common/Richmond Park/Thames towpath and Bushy park are not far from you and are lovely places to run, you could link them all up with a bit of careful planning and minimal tarmac

Talkback: Promotion: The Vitality British 10K London

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 16:26
I had a great time when I did it a few years ago

VIDEO: Bolton Parkrun...

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 16:13
Nice film. Those steps look a killer. Finishing on the track is cool.

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 20:03
Blimey, and this thread is called Things you want to say but Can't

I loved that there were free toilets at all the gates in the park, including drinking fountains, for anyone that wanted them - even *shock* yummy mummys. It's one of the things that made it such a good place to visit. It's not particularly an issue for me personally, but could be for others. They've been free for the 20 odd years I've been visiting the park.

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 13:14
No, but I do resent suddenly having to pay for it. But clearly the royal coffers are empty - I mean, we're all in this together, right? Austerity my arse.

Shame, really.

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 06:51
20p now for a wee in Richmond park. Or even to get in and use the drinking fountain. And this is a 'Royal Park'. Quite depressing really.

Rainy morning blues

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 11:23
Well done, I bet you feel great now!
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